August 19, 2009 By The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) A top executive of Royal Dutch Shell who spearheaded the company’s return to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina is retiring after 33 years with the company. The company says Frank A. Glaviano Sr. will leave his post as vice president of production for Shell’s [...]
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Oil firms urged to leave American Petroleum Institute and halt political lobbying by Greenpeace Terry Macalister Wednesday 19 August 2009 20.29 BST Protesters in Houston, Texas, on Tuesday, venting their feelings against the climate change bill Photograph: AP BP and Shell are being told to tear up their membership of the American Petroleum Institute (API) [...]
This difference of view has resulted in what Voelte described yesterday, with rare understatement, as some “argy-bargy” between Woodside and the other owners of the Browse gas discoveries — Chevron, BP, Shell and BHP Billiton. Now as anyone who knows the Other Don can tell you, Voelte is not easily intimidated.
BBC NEWS CHANNEL PetroChina’s deal is the latest to meet China’s growing energy needs PetroChina, Asia’s largest oil company, has signed a $41bn (£25bn) deal to purchase gas from a field off Australia’s north-western coast. The pact is the largest trade deal in Australian history and was hailed by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. “This agreement [...]
Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle, via Associated Press: A rally against legislation to set a limit on greenhouse gas emissions in Houston on Tuesday. Oil companies bused in their employees. THE NEW YORK TIMES By CLIFFORD KRAUSS and JAD MOUAWAD Published: August 18, 2009 HOUSTON Hard on the heels of the health care protests, another citizen [...]
Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell Plc. discovered natural gas deposits in the deep waters of Western Australia, the worlds sixth-biggest liquefied natural gas supplier.
upstreamonline By Upstream staff US supermajor Chevron had won the double off Western Australia, making two gas finds in Australia’s Carnarvon basin. The Clio-2 well, drilled in WA-205-P permit area about 150 kilometres offshore in 990 metres of water, hit 115 metres of net gas pay. The well was drilled to 4405 metres. Chevron operates [...]